Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa: attacked by gunmen Gunmen believed to be thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have attacked Lagos state Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa, injuring at least one person as at the time of this report.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Mr Gabriel Achong, has called on parents and guardians to monitor the activities of their wards throughout the period of the election. This, according to him, is to ensure that they are not used by desperate politicians to cause a breakdown of law and
Information that broke out at about 11:00 pm on Friday has it that the Caretaker Committee Chairman of Andoni Local Government area, Esuku Esuku has been ordered out of Ngo, headquarters of Local Government by Joint Task Force (JTF)/army personnel deployed to Ngo or be killed.
The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has postponed elections into the House of representatives in eleven federal constituencies in Jigawa State. The Jigawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Halliru Aliyu Tambawel, told newsmen during a briefing on Friday night at the INEC headquarters in Dutse, the state capital.
There was a time when Nigerians actually enjoyed politics. The rules were clear, though some of them were still being developed to keep up with the fast pace of our development as a nation. But it was a level playing ground on the pitch and the game was conducted with
Less than 24 hours to presidential and national assembly general elections, supporters of People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) as well as non party members clashed and engaged burning posters, flags in Marama, a major town in Hawul local government area of Borno state. The post
The name Loretta Alao may not be popular, but her yearly sponsored Scrabble competition in Secondary Schools known as Scrabbulympics is, and has come to stay. Mrs Alao through this social intervention impacts well over a thousand public school pupils annually during the one week Scrabbulympics event.
Richard Scudamore: kicks against increase in home grown players Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore on Friday claimed the Football Association would not be able to force through chairman Greg Dyke’s plan to increase the number of homegrown players in the top-flight.
Following the setting up of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in 1998 by the then Head of State, General Abdulsami Abubabar and the appointment of late Justice Ephraim Akpata as the Chairman, federal Government’s announcement that democratic elections would be held the following year, ending 16 years of military
Today, Nigerians go to the polls to elect a president to run the affairs of this country for another four years, beginning from May 29, 2015. Although a handful of candidates are vying for the top seat, it is a straight contest between the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan of the
United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for transparent and peaceful elections in Nigeria on the eve of the vote that will be closely-watched by world governments.
They disclosed that the attack on Chief Obianodo which many speculated to be an assassination attempt, was actually an attempted kidnap which was foiled by his police guards. It was gathered that the kidnappers weren’t expecting any form of resistance from his guards as they accosted his convoy on 22
THE Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, last week nullified the election that produced Ibinabo Fiberesima as the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) in 2012. Since that judgment was delivered, the industry has been thrown into confusion, even as Ibinabo has stormed the Court of Appeal to
Kiki Opuru is a fast-rising actress in Nollywood and she has appeared in over 20 movies including The Baby, Island Babes, Daddy’s Girl, and Yankee Student, to name a few. Even though she has captivating sex appeals, the cute and vivacious actress prefers to tow the line of caution when
Tuberculosis or TB for short is an infectious disease that spreads through the air. It is an infection that is caused by certain bacterium called mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB usually affects the lungs however it can affect other parts of the body.